Outcome of patients with acute coronary syndrome admitted to hospitals with or without onsite cardiac catheterization laboratory: a TACTICS-TIMI 18 substudy.

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In the TACTICS-TIMI-18 trial, patients with acute coronary syndrome were treated with aspirin, heparin, and tirofiban and were randomized to an invasive strategy with routine catheterization or to a conservative strategy with catheterization (only if the patient had objective evidence of ischemia). Eighty-two of 2,220 patients were treated in 13 peripheral… (More)

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@article{Lakkis2002OutcomeOP, title={Outcome of patients with acute coronary syndrome admitted to hospitals with or without onsite cardiac catheterization laboratory: a TACTICS-TIMI 18 substudy.}, author={Nasser M. Lakkis and Valeri Tsyboulev and C Michael Gibson and Sabina A. Murphy and William Weintraub and Peter M Dibattiste and Christopher Paul Cannon}, journal={Critical pathways in cardiology}, year={2002}, volume={1 4}, pages={232-7} }